Office GynecologyOffice Gynecology in the Internet AgeBARBIERI, ROBERT L. MD*Author Information *Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Biology, Harvard Medical School, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts The author declares that there is nothing to disclose. Correspondence: Robert L. Barbieri, MD, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston MA 02115. E-mail: email@example.com Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology: September 2012 - Volume 55 - Issue 3 - p 596–604 doi: 10.1097/GRF.0b013e31825ca588 Buy Metrics Abstract Historically, the stethoscope is representative of the type of medical tool that dominated the clinician-patient interaction. In the future, electronic tools will dominate the clinician-patient interaction. Most electronic tools will be accessed through the internet. The internet will become a key portal for enhancing the doctor-patient relationship. © 2012 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.